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Benchmarking the new Arm-powered M6g instances from AWS

AWS announced the latest M6g instances in December 2019. These feature Arm-powered Graviton2 processors, as well as fully encrypted DDR4 memory. Arm processors are everywhere in terms of mobile devices, and my favourite Raspberry Pi computers, but have not traditionally been featured within the cloud. This is changing.

With M6g now Generally Available, I decided to take a closer look for myself. How easy would it be to get going? What peformance would I find? Continue Reading